Tag Archives: police state

guy “steals” 5 cents of electricity, is arrested

Guy is arrested for charging his car for 20 minutes at a school. A man in an Atlanta suburb was confronted by a police officer for plugging his electric car into an outside outlet at a school. Ten days later, … Continue reading

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poor blacks and the police state, a sociologist’s first-hand experience

Prominent sociologist (Alice Goffman) spent time documenting police tactics and targeting of poor black neighborhoods. A petite white woman, she lived among the subjects of her study and has herself been interrogated by police and threatened with incarceration. She describes impact … Continue reading

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pedaphiles and anal probes

Snowden leaks could help pedaphiles, according to the UK government Surveillance authorities will resort to anything to distract the public from their abuse of power. They don’t elaborate on how pedaphiles are helped by the disclosures, nor is evidence presented to … Continue reading

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the other snowden

Before Edward Snowden, there was William Binney, a guy who worked at the NSA but who resigned in protest of the intrusion in Americans’ lives. The FBI raided his home, pointed weapons at him and his family, and seized computers and … Continue reading

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the police state, continued

Journalists spied on like terrorists Telecom company works with government to spy on … journalist. The nation’s leading Internet and telecommunications companies have said they are committed to the sanctity of their customers’ privacy. I have some very personal reasons … Continue reading

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a bit more on lavabit

“People using my service trusted me to safeguard their online identities and protect their information. I simply could not betray that trust,” he said. “If the Obama administration feels compelled to continue violating the privacy rights of the masses just … Continue reading

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